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    • 1981 Elders' Conference 2/4 

      Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
      Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
    • 1982 Elders Conference (1/5) 

      Wheatley, Ted; Osawamick, Sam; Debassigae, Ernest; Yellowhead, Joe; Assinewe, Kate; Wakegijig, Ron; Atkinson, Herman; Neilson, Charlie; Mecas, James; Pine, Dan; Bruce, Louis; Knockwood, Noel; Pontiac, Angus; Tootoosis, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-24)
      A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
    • 1983 Elders' Conference 4/5 

      Wheatley, Ted; Benedict, Ernest; Nogongiig, Angus; Dumont, Jim; Thomas, Johnny; Osawamick, Sam; Fox, Alex; Tootoosis, John; Bruce, Louis; Fiddler, Sid; Tobacco, Lawrence; Fox, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Robert, Chief Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
      The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role of elders as a source of knowledge.
    • Adam Solway interview 1 

      Solway, Adam; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-29)
      Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He ...
    • Adam Solway interview 2 

      Solway, Adam; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-29)
      This is a continuation of an interview with Adam Solway on January 29, 1983 on the Blackfoot Reserve.
    • Alphonse Antoine 2 

      Antoine, Alphonse; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-03)
      An interview with Antoine Alphonse who gives an account of his life. Interpreter: Ernest Debassigae ; transcriber: Joanne Greenwood.
    • Alphonse Antoine 3 

      Antoine, Alphonse; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-03)
      An interview with Alphonse Antoine who gives an account of his life. Interpreter: Ernest Debassigae ; transcriber: Joanne Greenwood.
    • Charlie Chief 1 Interviewer 

      Chief, Charlie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-11)
      Interview of Charlie Chief who discusses the a Grass Dance, Round Dance and Sioux Dance (including songs). Also included are songs. The discusses the difference between old and new ways. Alphonse Littlepoplar is the ...
    • Cree Elders Workshop 1 

      Kanipitetew, Jim; Waskewitch, James; Ochapooways, Daniel; Pesim, Jim; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972)
      Elders discuss: payment for chiefs; conduct of and assistance at ceremonies; need for respect towards ceremonies and ceremonial locations. No date given, probably in the early 1970's.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 10 

      Buffalo Calf, Charley; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Stick, Alex; Bear, Eli; Kanipitetew, Jim; Lariviere, Jonas; Morningstar, George; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Mrs.; Child, Mrs. Alec; Paskimin, Eva (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
      Discussion by Elders who express regrets at loss of traditional customs and values and desire a return of schools on reserves ; a need to preserve Indian ceremonies and Indian medicines ; concerns about problems with alcohol ...
    • Cree Elders Workshop 2 

      Kanipitetew, Jim; Bear, Eli; Dustyhorn, Pius; Ochapooways, Daniel; King, Andrew; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-09-26)
      Wide-ranging discussion among elders touching on many topics including kinship; illegitimate children; ceremonialism; the role of the elder; financing the elder who incurs some costs associated with the organization of a ...
    • Cree Elders Workshop 5 

      Buffalo Calf, Charley; Lonethunder, Sandy; Ryder, Jim; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Stanley, Lloyd; Kennedy, Alex B.; Bear, Eli; Atimoyoo, Smith; Kanipitetew, Jim; Lariviere, Jonas; Morningstar, George; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Albert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-29)
      Elders discuss contemporary problems. Recurring themes are: problems with alcohol; education by whites from an early age; need to return to traditional teaching by elders in combination with white education.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 7 

      Buffalo Calf, Charley; Bonaise, Alex; Lariviere, Jonas; Rockthunder, John; Star, Mr. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
      Elders speak of their concerns regarding leadership on the reserves; new young leaders with education but no experience who ignore the elders and their advice; the failure to educate the young in traditional Indian ways.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 8 

      Lonethunder, Sandy; Ryder, Jim; Hoostie, Jim; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Kennedy, Alex B.; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Albert; Star, Mr.; Gaforth, Aubrey (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
      Discussion of the educational system: relative merits of day schools, residential schools, integrated schools, etc.; need for inclusion of Indian culture into the curriculum at all levels ; the role of the elder as teacher.
    • Cree Married Couples Workshop 4 

      Machiskenis, Joe; Mantee, George (Mrs.); Pelletier, Dan (Mrs.); Sugar, Felix (Mrs.); Crookedneck, James (Mrs.); Kanipitetew, Jim (Mrs.); Stanley, J. B. (Mrs.); Wapass, Bella (Mrs.); Waskewitch, Mrs.; Paguet, Mabel; Bonaise, Grace; Tobacco, Lawrence (Mrs.); Poorman, Alex (Mrs.); Laliberte, Ed; Lariviere, Jonas; Wapass, Bill; Kanipitetew, Jim; Thunderchild, Ed; Lewis, Morris; Ashawn, Thomas (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-13)
      Discussion of: Role of elders in setting young people on the right road ; Importance of breast-feeding and giving up alcohol ; Need for a tipi on each reserve, to be kept for prayer, pipe ceremonies and the counselling of ...
    • Elderly Ladies Workshop 4 

      Morningstar, George (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972-12)
      Discussion of the need to preserve dances and other ceremonies in their original format and to show respect for them. No date given, probably Dec. 5-8, 1972 like the other files in this series.
    • Evaluations 

      Mosquito, Solomon; Crowe, Jim; Machinine, Joe; Duquette, Joe; Dustyhorn, Pius (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-12-14)
      Summaries of a number of speeches on topics such as loss of Indian culture and values, problems with alcohol, a need to return to the old ways, etc.
    • Janet R. Fietz 

      Fietz, Janet R. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-10-19)
      Janet R. Fietz grew up in La Ronge and she tells of the changes she has seen over the years.
    • Joe Sylvester interview 

      Sylvester, Joe; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
      Consists of an interview with Joe Sylvester where he gives an account of Indian medicine; legends concerning migration of Algonquin Indians; the role of eldlers; of the deterioration of reservation conditions following ...
    • Jonas Littlefear interview 

      Littlefear, Jonas; Rain, Louis (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-05-14)
      This 67-year-old gentleman discusses the terms of Treaty 10, problems with alcohol, and the need for Indian peoples to unite as an effective voice.